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surrounding the latest sexting scandal regarding anthony weiner. and what's next for huma ab we'll also get a preview of donald trump's immigration speech. i'm looking forward to joining donald trump in arizona on wednesday. he's going to lay out with great specificity his commitment to ending immigration in this country. dash cam captures a crash of a hero's call to save a driver.
warrior. "early today" starts right now. >> good to be with you. we begin with the news overtaking the cam tan trail. huma abedin and her husband anthony weiner. weiner went become to new york after details of another sexting scandal hit the nation's front pages. the new york post published photos late sunday were of weiner. the photos included two sexually suggestive closeups. weiner told the post that he and the woman have been quote, friends for some time adding kwoetd, she has asked me not to comment except to say that her comments were private including pictures of her nieces and nephews and my son who were always appropriate.
second daughter. but now no longer playing the good wife releasing this statement saying quote, after long and painful consideration and work on my marriage i've decided the decision and made the decision to separate from my husband. anthony and i will remain devoted to doing what is best for our son who is the light of our life. we are joined by tracie potts. >> reporter: what it looks some time but had been staying together for the good of their son. weiner has deleted his twitter account. this entire scandal plays out. donald trump now with a statement blasting hillary clinton for her association with anthony weiner and huma abedin for essentially just simply
he calls it bad judgment. he also is suggesting without any proof that anthony weiner, the husband of her close advisor may have had access to classified information, but again, we want to emphasize, he really offers no proof for that. and what he doesn't mention is that according to the sec donald trump contributed $4,300 to weiner back in 2010. abedin was not on the trail. we don't know when she'll be back on the trail with hillary clinton, but we do know that she's issued that statement and has asked for some privacy. >> eyes, cameras when she returns. hillary clinton meanwhile held a round table discussion on mental illness just as the scandal erepresented telling a conference call of gathers she intends to invest in earl di he text for treatment in illnesses. clinton spent the day raising
hamptons. that came as the clintons found themselves embroiled in another controversy as the surrogate paster mark burns posted this with a tweet that read this. black americans, thank you for your votes and letting me use you again. see you again in four years. here's how burns explained the tweet. >> the picture is designed to draw attention to the very fact that hillary clinton policies are not good for african americans. we're not playing the political game to make you feel good. >> but is that the right way to get your message across? >> burns has since removed the posting writing an apology on twitter. the trump camp made its best attempt to move past the dust up
>> i'm looking forward to joining donald trump on wednesday and he's going to lay out with great specificity his commitment to ending illegal immigration on this country on wednesday night. he's going to lay out his plan to secure our borders, build a wall, to advance the kind of policies that will result in internal enforcement in the united states of america. >> today on the trail, trump holds a rally in washington. pence visits north carolina and georgia. tim kaine tours pennsylvania as hillary clinton spends another day off the trail. new this morning u.s. intelligence officials now tell nbc news hackers based in russia are behind two recent attempts to breach voter registration databases in illinois and arizona. there's already been widespread concern russians have tried to interfere with the hack.
records in illinois according to officials and one official tells nbc news quote, this is the closest we've come to tying a recent hack to the russian government. in july illinois shut down their voter registration after a hack. in arizona hackers tried to get in using malicious software but were unsuccessful. homeland security secretary had urged officials to examine better ways to secure their systems. to mount for takata. these are photo from the scene of a massive blast last week at a texas border town. takata has just confirmed that the truck that crashed and detonated there was carrying air bag parts and also a volatile chemical. the blast completely levelled a home killing a woman inside and injuring the truck's two drivers and another passenger in another
investigators are sure to examine how to ka -- takata's chemical was shipped. at least 14 deaths and over 100 injuries have led to over 100 million recalls worldwide. we have dash cam video of a ten-car pileup out of upstate new york. watch this. this large truck comes crashing into the left side of the screen and look what happens next. direction. at one point hurling one car into the median causing it to erupt in flames. the dash cam also captured this image. they ultimately rescued a woman from a burning vehicle. well, it is that act of heroism that really makes this video so remarkable to watch. the mayor's office publicly released video in an attempt to identify the brave men and
that crash. reaction is pouring in the death of gene wilder. mel brooks tweeted this. gene wilder one of the truly great talents of our time. he blessed everything we did with his magic. billy crystal called him a giant of comedy and a true genius. and from steve martin, you are one of the great screen comedians. he at his home in connecticut. we take a look back. ? there is no life to compare with your imagination ? . >> he was an unlikely leading man. gentle, sweet, hilarious. >> you've got to remember that these are just simple farmers. these are people of the land.
morons. >> and through a span of several decades he started movies big and small. >> this is it! >> and brought to the screen performances that were unforgotable. >> it's alive! it's alive! >> from young franken stein to blazing saddles, wilder was magic in mel brooks' movies. he was equally series of buddy movies including "silver streak." and while it was a failure at the box office, the role wilder was most identified with and beloved for was willy wonka. >> after his third wife lost her battle with cancer, wilder was a
wilder who knew he wanted to be an actor from childhood, tired of hollywood and once said i like the show, but i don't like the business. >> don't forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he always wanted. >> what happened? >> he lived happily ever after. >> makes me want to watch willy wonka today. >> gene wilder dead at the age of 83. just francis hold a meeting, but first here's bill with storms on both coasts. a lot to watch today. >> east coast and gulf coast. we are watching tropical storm warnings. the first rain band from our tropical depression is entering into the cape hattaras area. not expected to get that strong so we shouldn't be seeing many
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headlines prompting a local bring back our girls campaign. unfortunately over 200 girls remain in captivity. the 20-year-old college student who wants to become a doctor talks about why she didn't experience survivor's remorse. >> i think god has a purpose for me that he gives me the courage to escape. so i think the courage is like now i'm here and i'm speaking out telling the world my story, >> the kidnapping has shown a lot on kidnapping and trafficking including right here in the united states. john mccain is widely expected to win his primary bid in arizona for a sixth term. he is facing a challenge from tea party candidate kelly ward. while florida congresswoman and former chair goes down to the wire against bernie sanders's backed primary chal eng her.
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